August 22, 2017
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Diver City Tokyo Plaza has announced that the life-size Unicorn Gundam statue will be starting its first full exhibition on September 24, 2017 (Sunday).



The life-size Unicorn Gundam's image will be ready to be displayed its almost full potential like we have seen in the Orignal Video Animation (OVA) Mobile Suit Unicorn Gundam.

Bandai has tried their best to make it transformable from Unicorn to Destroy mode, the life-size replica is going to offer gimmicks such as psycho-frame activation with different colored-lights, changing modes of its head, deploying shoulders, waist, and knee parts. Also, the 1/1 Unicorn Gundam will have its own decals designed by Katoki Hajime.

Statue Name:
RX-0 Unicorn Gundam Ver. TWC (TOKYO WATER FRONT CITY)
English inscription: RX-0 UNICORN GUNDAM Ver.TWC

Overall Height
19.7 m

Weight
49 tons

Lighting Location
50 Places

Opening date

2017 Sunday, September 24

Address
1-1-10 Aoyama, Koto Ward, Tokyo Diversity Tokyo Plaza Festival Square

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A trailer shop "GUNDAM TRAILER SHOP" will also be opened for everyone to buy Gundam series related products!

Also, a special photo deck and camera Android application will be released. This is for promotional purposes to those who wants to see the completed Unicorn Gundam statue before its opening date in Augmented Reality way. The app will only be implemented at the Diver City Tokyo Plaza.


As a part of the "Tokyo Gundam Project 2017", a photo deck is set up in the front of the statue in the Symbol Promenade Park between August 26, to November 26 2017. In addition to being able to photograph the 1/1 scale Unicorn Gundam statue freely, photos by the photographer in the "photo deck" will be also for sale, so make sure you don't miss the opportunity to get one even better picture with your best pose together with the statue before and after the grand opening in September.

Full size unicorn Gundam standing photo deck

Event Period
Saturday, August 26 - Sunday, November 26 from 10: 00 ~ 18: 00 [Scheduled]

Paid service
Photographs taken by photographers and selling
price of original mount: 1,500 yen (tax included)

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A trailer type shop "GUNDAM TRAILER SHOP" is handling Gundam related products will be opened on the festival square from September 24. Inside the store is addition to the sale of the products that you will see in "The Gundam Base Tokyo", this is a mini corner which is an introduction to the work of "Mobile Suit Gundam UC" series. Business hours are from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

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A camera application for smartphones is currently on Google Play and App Store for free download. The app will only activate only when you stand in certain spots in the Diver City Tokyo Plaza Hall. The instructions on where to point and how to operate the augmented reality app are included in the app itself.



4 comments:

  1. 49 tons huh? That's actually pretty close to its canon full weight of 42.7 tons.

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  2. The real life statue that just stands there weighs more than the fictional giant robot supposedly does.

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    1. I guess you could justify that from technological advances and miniaturization in the Universal Century timeline. The Zaku II is 73.7 tonnes.

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  3. Limited HGUC Unicorn gundam destroy mode ver. TWC?

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